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Pronunciation of Calls: Learn how to pronounce Calls in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word call:

verb
1 [with object] cry out to (someone) in order to summon them or attract their attention:
she heard Terry calling her
[no object]:
I distinctly heard you call
cry out (a word or words):
he heard an insistent voice calling his name
Meredith was already calling out a greeting
[no object] (of an animal, especially a bird) make its characteristic cry:
the mother bird was calling from the twig
shout out or chant (the steps and figures) to people performing a square dance or country dance.
telephone (a person or telephone number):
could I call you back?
summon (an emergency service, taxi, etc.) by telephone:
if you are suspicious, call the police
bring (a witness) into court to give evidence:
four expert witnesses were called
[with object and infinitive] archaic inspire or urge (someone) to do something:
I am called to preach the Gospel
fix a date or time for (a meeting, strike, or election):
she intends to call a meeting of the committee early next week
there appeared to be no alternative but to call a general election
Bridge make (a particular bid) during the auction:
her partner called 6♠
[no object] guess the outcome of tossing a coin:
‘You call,’ he said. ‘Heads or tails?’
predict the result of (a future event, especially an election or a vote):
in the Midlands the race remains too close to call
Cricket (of an umpire) no-ball (a bowler) for throwing:
the umpire never called him in a first-class match, only in a festival game
Computing cause the execution of (a subroutine):
one subroutine may call another subroutine (or itself)
2 [with object and complement] give (an infant or animal) a specified name:
they called their daughter Hannah
(be called) have a specified name:
her companion was called Ethel
he has written a book called The Secret Life of Wombats
address or refer to (someone) by a specified name, title, etc.:
please call me Lucy
refer to or consider (someone or something) as being:
he’s the only person I would call a friend
(of an umpire or other official in a game) pronounce (a ball, stroke, etc.) to be the thing specified:
the linesman called the ball wide
3 [no object, with adverbial of place] chiefly British (of a person) pay a brief visit:
I’ve got to call at the bank to get some cash
he had promised Celia he would call in at the clinic
(call for) stop to collect (someone) at the place where they are living or working:
I’ll call for you around seven
(call at) (of a train or coach) stop at (a specified station or stations) on a particular route:
the 8.15 service to Paddington, calling at Reading